Media Releases 

The latest CILEx media releases are placed here on the day they are released to the media. If you would like to be included on our release list, contact us today at

Older press relases from this year and previous years can be found in the media release archive:

  • The Government Legal Service has opened up their lawyer roles to Chartered Legal Executives for the first time.
  • The Master of the Rolls, Lord Dyson, used a keynote speech last night to highlight the ‘hot potato’ issues of McKenzie Friends and Litigants in Person.
  • Two members of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) have been shortlisted for the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards (LALYs). The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on 1 July.
  • The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) Group, which is based in Kempston, Bedfordshire, has been shortlisted for the Edge Foundation’s SME Employer of the Year category in the 2015 Vocational Qualification (VQ) Awards.
  • A surge in the number of people representing themselves in court has prompted legal organisations to draft guidelines for lawyers who come up against people who find themselves in court without legal representation.

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